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Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary cancer.

four stars

93.42

16057 Tampa Palms Boulevard, W, # 373 Tampa, FL 33647
tel: (866) 288-7475   Web Site
EIN: 65-0927702

Board Leadership
Teri Woodhull
President

CEO
Barbara Pfeiffer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.42 four stars
  Financial 90.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

FORCE improves the lives of the millions of individuals and families facing hereditary breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, colorectal and endometrial cancers. Our community includes people with a BRCA, ATM, PALB2, CHEK2, PTEN or other inherited gene mutation and those diagnosed with Lynch syndrome. We accomplish this through our education, support, advocacy and research efforts.

We are dedicated to providing up-to-date, expert-reviewed information and resources that help people make informed medical decisions. Our strong, supportive community of peers and professionals ensures no one must face hereditary cancer alone. FORCE serves as a champion, unifying the community and advocating for awareness, access to care, and better treatment and prevention options.

FORCE improves the lives of the millions of individuals and families facing hereditary breast, ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, colorectal and endometrial cancers. Our community includes people with a BRCA, ATM, PALB2, CHEK2, PTEN or other inherited gene mutation and those diagnosed with Lynch syndrome. We accomplish this through our education, support, advocacy and research efforts.

We are dedicated to providing up-to-date, expert-reviewed information and resources that help people make informed medical decisions. Our strong, supportive community of peers and professionals ensures no one must face hereditary cancer alone. FORCE serves as a champion, unifying the community and advocating for awareness, access to care, and better treatment and prevention options.

Financial

four stars

90.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
Note: This organization did not answer this question
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FL) 93.42 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 93.30 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth (TX) 86.65 three stars
Gilda's Club Kentuckiana (KY) 94.15 four stars
Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey (NJ) 91.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,491,341
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $349,913
Total Contributions $1,841,254
   Program Service Revenue $145,310
Total Primary Revenue $1,986,564
   Other Revenue $10,712
TOTAL REVENUE $1,997,276
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,364,619
   Administrative Expenses $150,289
   Fundraising Expenses $195,348
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,710,256
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $287,020
   
Net Assets $1,206,381

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Support $244,023 17.9%
XRAYS Program $290,101 21.3%
Research Registry $54,435 4.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 93.42 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 89.96 three stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 88.81 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 90.97 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 90.52 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.11 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 88.96 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 65-0927702
Name in IRS Master File FORCE-FACING OUR RISK OF CANCER EMPOWERED
NTEE Code G30
NTEE Classification Cancer
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date November, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$82,483 4.82% Barbara Pfeiffer Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$88,591 5.17% Sue Friedman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FL) 93.42 four stars
Cancer Support Community North Texas (TX) 87.50 three stars
Quantum House (FL) 91.32 four stars
Friends of United Hatzalah of Israel (NY) 96.46 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii (HI) 85.46 three stars

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Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
16057 Tampa Palms Boulevard, W, # 373
Tampa, FL 33647
tel: (866) 288-7475
EIN: 65-0927702

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Board Leadership

Teri Woodhull
President

CEO

Barbara Pfeiffer
Chief Executive Officer

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